Trending news articles on the Gazette this week…

1. Campaigning Manchester PI firm goes into administration

Practice had success in its six years in campaigning for greater safety around home hair dye kits.

2. Supreme Court ruling on litigants in person could redraw CPR

The Supreme Court has been asked to decide whether litigants in person should be granted special dispensation in a case that could have far-reaching consequences.

3. ‘Depraved’ solicitor banned after indecency and drugs convictions

Tribunal says considerable harm has been caused to the reputation of the legal profession.

4. Former solicitor denied return after 12-year suspension

Lawyer had worked in his native Nigeria during his time away from the UK.

5. Slater and Gordon confirms plans to close four UK offices

Smaller sites to be shut down as legacy of rapid acquisitions is dealt with.